How to Open Your 2013 Mazda CX-7 Key Fob and Change Battery

How to Open Your 2013 Mazda CX-7 Key Fob and Change Battery

If your CX-7 remote key fob is no longer working correct, the battery probably must to be changed. In this post, we outlined how to open your car remote key fob and replace your Mazda key battery step by step.

What type battery keyless entry remote require

Replacing battery in keyless entry remote require 1xCR2025 battery and flat head screwdriver. Prepare these materials and tools before opening and make sure to match the size of your fob’s batteries.
  • 1xCR2025 battery
  • flat head screwdriver

Step by step guide

A tiny coin cell battery installed in the your key fob. Remove any internal key first, and then try to pry apart the remote key fob.

Carefully try to open your keyless entry remote with flat head screwdriver. Change one CR2025 battery with flat head screwdriver.

Get new battery and install it in keyless entry fob's shell. Battery must be installed with the same position as was an old. Your keyless entry remote will not work if you by mistake put battery wrong way.

When the new battery installed, check key fob by pressing buttons. If all functions works, assemble your fob’s case in reverse order.

At this point squeeze fob’s back cover together. Line your body two halves together and assemble it together by hands from top to bottom. Check your key fob case for gaps. If it is not firmly closed try to repeat last step.

How to replace the battery video guide

How to Change Key FOB battery for Mazda CX-7

Still not working? Buy new one

Frequently Asked Questions

Keyless entry remote of Mazda CX-7 require 1xCR2025 batteries. Price for CR2025 batteries are under $5 build upon the size packaging, brand and type you buy. Take your old battery to the store, to be sure.

Often, after remote key fob battery change, you do not need to reprogram. Keyless entry remote reprogramming procedure often described in user's manual of your vehicle.

Changing your keyless entry remote battery is simple to do in 2013 Mazda CX-7. Most of car manufacturers think of the customers and make a special hole for remote key fob disassembly.

Dealer service pricing for replace the battery in keyless entry remote is from $30 to as high as $500 depending on the make.

Remote key fob batteries in Mazda CX-7 should be changed every three or four years, but this will differ based on frequency of use and build quality. If your remote key fob reduced signal strength, you should replace batteries before it stop open doors and make problems for you.

If your Mazda fob's battery more than 4 years old, has low key battery indicator on dashboard, signal strength reduced or key fob buttons not working, in most cases battery change in remote key fob needed. Installed battery is discharged with a high probability, but if it's not fix problem, key fob change or repair required.
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Fob Compatibility:

  1. FCC ID: WAZX1T763SKE11A04
  2. Models: 2010-2015 Mazda CX-7